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HCMWorks Leaders

Our Executive Team

Allison McCrea

Managing Director

Allison is Managing Director and majority owner of HCM Works Inc., a female owned and operated business. Allison provides strategic direction to the management team and oversees business operations, employees and ventures. Allison has over 15 years of experience in the contingent workforce industry with roles in recruiting and management consulting. 

Allison holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oxford. She is a practicing lawyer and board member of the Procom Group of Companies.

Lisa Howarth Bunn


Lisa brings over 20 years of experience designing contingent workforce management solutions across North America including MSP programs, payrolling programs, services procurement programs, supplier management best practices, and VMS functional design & implementation. 

Lisa has completed her Certified Human Resources Leader, Certified Contingent Workforce Professional and ProSci® Change Management certifications.

Michael Clough

Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer

With more than 30 years of experience, Michael has refined his approach to optimizing enterprise-level Managed Services Programs. Collaborating with clients and program teams, he addresses intricate delivery and supply chain challenges. His proficiency spans diverse procurement and managed services functions, encompassing sourcing, provider enablement, cross-border support, tax alignment, sustainable cost savings, KPI measurement/reporting, tech stack utilization, and more.

An advocate for diverse and inclusive labor and services-focused supply chains, Michael has successfully automated managed services programs for Fortune Global 500 companies. His collaborative leadership fuels innovative program design, implementation, and steady-state management. 

Craig Brown

Senior Vice President, Delivery

Craig has more than 20 years of experience based in IT talent delivery, and the deployment of best-in-class contingent workforce solutions. 

Craig’s expertise includes leading and managing multi-national enterprise-level contingent workforce programs, design and management of supply networks, and operational excellence around contingent labor solutions.

“The HCM team was the foundation in the implementation of a contingent workforce managed solution which extends from the hiring process to the payment of consultants.  For more than 5 years, our partnership with HCMWorks enables us to effectively meet our objectives in accessing a large talent pool, all while controlling our costs.” 

Vendor Management Client

"I've been working for almost 10 years with the HCMWorks' team and I hope to continue for another 10 years.  Professional and passionate are a few words that best describe this team. They offer excellent overall service and are always available for any inquiries. Their knowledge of the market makes them an asset to the business. I would not hesitate to recommend them." 

National Senior Manager Staffing Office

The HCMWorks Blog

How to Manage an Agile Workforce

How to Manage an Agile Workforce

Economic uncertainty creates an unpredictable business environment. Seasonal demand fluctuates, companies experience sudden growth spikes, and employment needs shift, especially as of late. A business is only as resilient as its workforce, which is why many hiring managers are seeking out flexible employment arrangements and management approaches.

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How does Direct Sourcing and Talent Curation Work?

How does Direct Sourcing and Talent Curation Work?

In an increasingly competitive job market, talent acquisition teams are constantly innovating and re-imagining ways to identify, engage and delight top talent while consolidating expenses. Following this trend, strategies such as direct sourcing and talent curation continue to gain traction. 

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